CONCERT REVIEW: Sessanta Tour – A Perfect Circle – Primus – Puscifer Live at Talking Stick Resort


So sorry, I’m a lil hungover, I was at this crazy house party last night. It was my friend’s birthday and he invited all his friends to jam out! It was insane. There were a ton of people. There were two levels to this place. The top level held three full drum kits and two lounge / living room areas with sofas. This was connected to the lower level by staircases (featuring fully functional stair lifts for the old man), and featured a ping pong table and rock em – sock em robots. It was great to see the members of the bands just hanging out and partying while randomly picking up their instruments and playing their favorite original songs. Continue reading


INTERVIEW: PODCAST: Episode #168: Billy Howerdel – The Ghost Cult Interview


Ghost Cult caught up with Billy Howerdel (also of a perfect circle) to discuss his new solo album – What Normal Was (Alchemy Records, Rise Records, BMG). Billy discusses his career up to now, the choice to use his own name instead of Ashes Divide, letting his 1980s influences fly on the new album, his upcoming tour dates, and some plans for a perfect circle too. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Billy Howerdel – What Normal Was


Billy Howerdel is best known as the songwriter and guitarist for A Perfect Circle, the band he created with his good friend James Maynard Keenan (Tool / Puscifer) after they met when Tool were supporting Fishbone for whom Howerdel was a guitar tech in the early nineties, before sharing a house together in the Hollywood Hills. Howerdel would work on his early material while also engineering for the likes of David Bowie, Guns n’ Roses, and Nine Inch Nails.

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Tom Morello Launches “Guitar Revolution” Music Camp For 2020


Guitar legend Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Prophets of Rage, Audioslave, Bruce Springsteen) has launched a new destination music camp, Guitar Revolution! Starting January 2nd, 2020 fans will be able to learn from and hang out with Morello, Nuno Bettencourt, John 5, Wayne Kramer, Vernon Reid, Bibi McGill, and Billy Howerdel. Taking place in Newport Beach, California, January 2nd to 6th 2020. Watch Morello explain the experience and book your stay at the link below. Continue reading


Watch A Perfect Circle’s 2-D Video For “Eat The Elephant”


A Perfect Circle has been busy with their recent sold-out Hollywood Bowl appearance, intimate Grammy Museum show, and a further upcoming new run of world tour dates soon. The band also announced their participation in Record Store Day’s Black Friday, offering a limited edition 7-inch featuring ‘So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish’ with a B-side of the AC/DC cover ‘Dog Eat Dog’. They have released a new 2-D video for ‘Eat The Elephant’ directed by Steven Sebring (Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band, Dream of Life) from the companion film for the album of the same name, is part of a first of its kind, album-length hologram film viewable via a prism included in the Eat The Elephant deluxe box set. Watch the clip below!Continue reading


A Perfect Circle To Appear On Jimmy Kimmel Live Tonight


A Perfect Circle released their new album Eat The Elephant from BMG last week and kicked off their new tour. The band will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, April 23rd. A link to watch the show and the performance can be found below. Continue reading


A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant


One of the most hotly anticipated releases of 2018 back into the spotlight. Jokes about another musical project impeding the appearance of a new Tool album aside (categorically untrue, but funny) the much-loved and missed band hasn’t so much as roared back into the light to get our attention, as they rolled through with a purposeful stride and made themselves known by clearing their throats. “Ahem. Pay attention dumbass.” What presents itself for inspection might be the best release from the band yet.

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A Perfect Circle’s Billy Howerdel Says The New Record Will Be Done In “Next Several Weeks”


Throughout the past year, A Perfect Circle have been slowly introducing fans to new music. Along with the ‘Disillusioned’ and ‘The Doomed’ singles they’ve shared online, we’ve also seen them perform ‘Feathers’ and ‘Hourglass’ live, and now we have a better idea of when we can expect the new album. Continue reading